what are the items you all carry in a repair kit that could be useful while out paddling
Duct tape is my #1 thing to carry. It can temporarily fix anything from a hole in your boat to a torn PFD.
Beyond that, I carry a Leatherman, a folding knife, and a few small odds and ends that have accumulated in my drybag. For day paddles, that’s usually all you need.
For longer trips, I carry a fiberglass repair kit, and a small set of hand tools as well.
Here’s a comprehensive list…
from Cailean Macleod…it lists the contents for a day trip kit and an expedition kit: